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Milestone

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanllyfni, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0176 / 53°1'3"N

Longitude: -4.2849 / 4°17'5"W

OS Eastings: 246823

OS Northings: 349138

OS Grid: SH468491

Mapcode National: GBR 5H.FX60

Mapcode Global: WH440.4FT0

Entry Name: Milestone

Listing Date: 21 July 2000

Last Amended: 21 July 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 23710

Building Class: Transport

Location: Located on the east side of the A 487 approximately 3.2km south of Llanllyfni; set in a rubblestone boundary wall.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Llanllyfni

Community: Llanllyfni

Locality: Nasareth

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

One of a series of milestones set up after the establishment of the turnpike road in the 1820s.

Exterior

Slate-stone with simple chamfered top edge set in boundary wall. Inscribed "MILES" to top right corner with below in descending order "CARNARVON 9/ PENYGROES 2 5/8/ LLANLLYFNI 2/ TREMADOC 10".

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special historic interest as a turnpike road milestone, a well-preserved example of a characteristic local type.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Parc
    Set on south side of road within original small field system approximately 100m south-west of the Independent Chapel, Nasareth.
  • II Independent Chapel
    Located on the eastern side of the village street with the manse (Ty Capel) directly adjacent, the chapel is approached by a driveway flanked by low stone walls.
  • II Ty Capel
    Located on the eastern side of the village street, from which it is set back, with the Independent Chapel it serves directly adjacent.
  • II Eisteddfa-isaf
    Set back from the road within its own original field system close to the ruins of a former water mill.
  • II Pant-glas uchaf
    The house stands back to the E of the main A487 trunk road from Penygroes to Tremadoc, with its access by farm track off the parallel minor road which now forms the boundary of the Snowdonia National
  • II Milestone
    Located on the east side of the A 487 approximately 1.6km south of Llanllyfni; set in a rubblestone boundary wall.

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